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President Joe Biden spoke with CEOs of major US retail and transportation companies on Tuesday on efforts to better stock store shelves amid supply chain issues that have crippled the economy. For the upcoming holiday season.

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Biden spoke with the chief executives of Wal-Mart, Target, United Parcel Service and FedEx to “discuss the efforts they are making to accelerate throughput across our entire freight movement supply chain.” white house official told Reuters on Tuesday.

Walmart is attempting to tackle supply chain issues by hiring more employees ahead of the holiday season, holding a two-day recruitment event With a goal of bringing in 20,000 new employees last week.

aim Having said Last month it built two new distribution centers and four new sorting centers this year, and aims to hire more than 30,000 year-round supply chain employees.

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